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transpose +‎ -on

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transposon (plural transposons)

  1. (genetics) A segment of DNA that can move to a different position within a genome.
    • 2018, Nicola Davis, The Guardian, 256 March:
      Our genome also contains stretches of genetic material called transposons that, at least in some cases, are thought to have been introduced long ago by viruses.

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